Freshwater Conservation planning

Joint Comment on the Implementation of the Fisheries Act - Cumulative Effects


Abstract

Comments and recommendations from Wildlife Conservation Society Canada (WCS Canada) for improving the draft Position Statement on the Consideration of Cumulative Effects on Fish and Fish Habitat in Support of Decision-Making under the Fisheries Act released by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Key points

DFO is failing to follow the new legal requirement to consider cumulative effects when making policies and regulations, resulting in the ongoing degradation of fish habitat in Canada.

Recommended citation

(1970). Joint Comment on the Implementation of the Fisheries Act - Cumulative Effects. WCS Canada.

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